Icici Bank Nro Debit Card - Benefits, Charges and Eligibility

Icici Bank Nro Debit Card Overview

Enjoy silver privileges while shopping with your ICICI Bank NRO Debit Card. Avail attractive discounts for shopping, dining and more while you continue to enjoy all the benefits that are yours with the ownership of an ICICI Bank Debit Card.

Icici Bank Nro Debit Card Features

  • Domestic daily purchase limit of Rs. 1,00,000
  • Domestic daily cash withdrawal limit of Rs. 50,000
  • Use your ICICI Bank NRO Debit Card on the internet for buying travel or movie tickets, paying your bills and much more
  • Receive instant SMS alerts on transaction made on your ICICI Bank NRO Debit Card
  • Allows you to track your spends on a regular basis. The details of the purchases made on your card, along with the date, merchant's name and amount are mentioned in your bank statement

Icici Bank Nro Debit Card Eligibility

All customers holding an NRO account with ICICI bank are eligible for this card. Existing eligible customers can also upgrade the accounts to apply for this card.

Icici Bank Nro Debit Card Fees & Charges

  • Enrolment Fee: Nil
  • Annual Fee: Rs. 150 + GST
  • PoS/Ecom Transactions: Nil
  • Replacement/Reissuance Charges for Debit Cards: Rs. 200 + GST
  • Cancellation Fee: Nil
  • Mark Up Charges for each POSP transaction at Railway Bookings: Transaction charge of 1.8% of the transaction amount

Icici Bank Nro Debit Card Benefits

  • Earn 1 Point on every Rs. 200 spent at merchant establishment in India & 10 Points at merchant establishment outside India
  • It comes with the added security of Zero Liability, a unique feature which protects your debit card against unauthorised purchases on loss, theft or misplacement

What is EMV-Chip Based Debit Card?

EMV stands for Europay MasterCard and Visa, who developed this technology. EMV-chip based debit cards are the debit cards which have embedded microprocessor chip that stores and protects cardholders' information/ data. It uses enhanced security features to protect the important date of the card holders and discourages card's unauthorized usage.

EMV-chip based debit card generates fresh user data every time the user transacts. Therefore, it is impossible for hackers/ fraudsters to steal the information or copy the original data from any card. Further, EMV technology uses your debit card as well as PIN to complete any transaction.

What is a Contactless Debit Card?

Contactless debit card is a sensor embedded new age debit card that works on Near Field Communication (NFC) Technology using Radio Transmission to ascertain contact when the card is brought near a terminal. This enables the customers to make payments up to Rs.5,000 without swiping their cards & entering a PIN.

Benefits of a Contactless Card

  • Fast & Convenient
  • Safe & Secure
  • No chance of losing or misplacing it

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked all banks in the country to replace magnetic-strip debit/ credit cards with EMV-chip based cards by 31 December 2018 as magnetic cards are quite vulnerable to skimming. Banks have already replaced the existing magnetic strip debit/ credit cards with latest EMV chip cards. Banks will provide it free of cost.